A 33-year-old Swedish man was among a number of United Nations personnel killed in Afghanistan on Friday after a demonstration turned violent in the city of Mazar-i-Sharif.
The 47-year-old man suspected of holding a woman prisoner in an underground sex-chamber in western Sweden was remanded in custody on Friday on suspicion of kidnapping and aggravated rape.
Whether it’s reading in the light of the Eiffel tower or discovering lavender fields in Croatia, taking the train gives you the opportunity to explore Europe at your own speed - and make friends along the way.
A decision by the Norwegian government on Friday to seek permission to sell its stake in SAS has no impact on Sweden's stance on the possible sale of its shares in the Scandinavian airline.
Shampoo for shaggy hardrocker festival-goers, dog poop fireworks to save the environment, as well as The Local's own anti-feminist Viking village in Sweden's far north, were among the April Fools' Day hoaxes in the Swedish media on Friday.
Sweden's Riksdag on Friday voted overwhelmingly in favour of Sweden sending JAS Gripen fighter aircraft to Libya to monitor a UN-backed no-fly zone.
April is here, which brings the start of the Swedish professional football season. With play set to kick off on Saturday, contributor Nic Townsend takes a look at which teams are expected to vie for the Allsvenskan title.
A Swedish United Nations employee was shot and killed in Abidjan by a stray bullet, the Swedish foreign ministry said Friday.
The number of overseas students enrolled on international Masters degree programmes in Sweden has declined by 58 percent, since the government introduced fees for non-EU students last year, a new report shows.
A supplier to Swedish carmaker Saab said Friday it had resumed deliveries to the brand, sold last year to luxury Dutch carmaker Spyker, because of unpaid bills.
Swedish hockey star Daniel Sedin scored and set up the winner as the Vancouver Canucks claimed their first Presidents' Trophy on Thursday, beating Los Angeles.
An isolated community of “Vikings” has been found in one of the most remote parts of Europe, living on the fringes of civilisation near Sarek national park and established in response to ‘feminist dogma’.
Some 27 percent of Swedes have confidence in the new Social Democrat leader Håkan Juholt, a new poll shows, roughly comparable with the support enjoyed by former leader Mona Sahlin.